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Final Race: California Enduro Series, Santa Cruz Super Enduro

The California Enduro Series wrapped up this last weekend, October 10-12, with the Bell Santa Cruz Super Enduro taking place in Soquel Demonstration State Forest in the Santa Cruz mountains. For many, this was the finale of the race season, and no doubt the most physically challenging of the series. The race sold out in Read more…

Race Preview: WEMBO 24 Hour Championships coming to Rotorua

There was a double celebration for New Zealand mountain biking over the weekend. In one of the toughest events on the international calendar, Kim Hurst won the Elite women’s 24-hour Solo World Cross-country Championships in Fort William, in Scotland, with Erin Greene, third, Amanda Brooks won the 40-44 women’s category and Ryan Hunt took gold Read more…

Jared Graves Race Journal: EWS Finale Ligure, Italy

Race journal reports from Yeti Cycles Jared Graves have been awesome and insightful over the entire season. Could he hold on to become the Enduro World Series Overall Champion in the second racing of the wonderful race series. Read on and find out in his own words. There have been so many things going through Read more…

Race Preview: Australian Gravity Enduro Series Finals in Cairns

The Australian Gravity Enduro Series has been a joint venture by NSW/ACT-based mountain bike events promoter Rocky Trail Entertainment and Victoria’s Alpine Gravity. For the 2014 finale they will cooperate with the Cairns MTB Club, one of QLD’s most active mountain bike organisations who will host round six at the infamous Smithfield MTB trail network. Read more…

Justin Leov’s diary: EWS Round #7 – Holding on to it!

It’s been a busy time since the last EWS in Whistler. I’ve been back trackside working for Trek World racing’s DH program in Méribel France at the WC finals and at the World championships in Hafjell Norway. It was a great finish for our guys with a medal and two top 5 places and I Read more…

The Strive Diaries: Don’t call it a Comeback – EWS #7 Finals

Sun, sea, Italian food and some of the best trails in the world, it’s hard to think of a better place to round out the 2014 Enduro World Series than Finale Ligure. Hype before the weekend centred on some big names from across mountain biking turning their skills to enduro, as well as the long-anticipated Read more…

Race Report: Arkansas Enduro Race – Arkadelphia

The inaugural Arkansas Enduro, (Arkadelphia, Arkansas USA) was held in September and drew racers from 7 states. The key element in Arkansas Enduro Series founder/director Kent Wood’s mind was using a flawless timing system, so he chose Germany’s Sportident Air+ system. Sportident volunteered to send one of their own timing reps (Sebastian Gassdorf) across the Read more…

Race Recap: The Polygon UR Team at EWS #7 – Finale Ligure

This week end was the final round of the EWS 2014 season and what a final. Once again a super physical round, no lift, just pedaling. Almost 90km of riding, 2 days and 6 stages. The weather has been amazing on all 4 days (2 days of practice et 2 days of racing) and the Read more…

Race Report: Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race – Rotorua

It’s just as well a bit of water doesn’t faze Rotorua mountain biker Sam Shaw, although the snow that hit yesterday’s Giant 2W Gravity Enduro race was definitely something of a novelty. More than 300 hardy riders hit the Whakarewarewa Forest for the first 2W event of the season, undaunted by a southerly blast which Read more…